Hyphaene

noun
Hy·​phae·​ne | \ hīˈfēnē \

Definition of Hyphaene

: a genus of tropical African fan palms having branching trunks, dioecious flowers, and one-seeded fruits with thick rinds — see doom palm

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History and Etymology for Hyphaene

New Latin, from Greek hyphainein to weave

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“Hyphaene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hyphaene. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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